OBITUARY

James S. Hightower

May 10, 1941November 23, 2021
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James Hightower passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 in Macon, Georgia at the age of 80 and went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The memorial and celebration of his life will take place at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home, with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Joey Ellis will officiate. The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Hightower was born on May 10, 1941 to Sullivan and Hazel Hightower. He was an American National Life Insurance managerial retiree and, as a strong man of God, was a member of Stone Edge Church in Macon. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Dolores (D.D.) Nipper, Walter Hightower, Durwood Hightower, George (G.W.) Hightower, Jewel Causey, Hilda Purvis, Francis Cauley and Carolyn Fordham.

He is survived by his dedicated and loving wife of 60 years, Carolyn Hightower; daughter, Donna Simmons (Darren Carson); brother, Ronnie Hightower; granddaughters, Brandi Brown (Richard Brown) and Brittany Smith (William Smith); grandson, Nicholas Simmons (Angel Simmons); granddaughter, Kaitlin Simmons (Trevor Warner); as well as eight great grandchildren, Lillian, Ellysa, Ronan, Annalyn, Braylon, Knox, Raven and Belle.

Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his dedicated and loving wife of 60 years, Carolyn Hightower; daughter, Donna Simmons (Darren Carson); brother, Ronnie Hightower; granddaughters, Brandi Brown (Richard Brown) and Brittany Smith (William Smith); grandson, Nicholas Simmons (Angel Simmons); granddaughter, Kaitlin Simmons; as well as eight great grandchildren, Lillian, Ellysa, Ronan, Annalyn, Braylon, Knox, Raven and Belle.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Final Resting Place

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Frances Stewart

November 26, 2021

Carl and I were very fond of this family. Carl went home before Jim so I know how much he will be missed. My prayers are with you.
If you need me , please call.
Frances Stewart



Jean Roat

November 24, 2021

We will remember our dear friend, Jimmy with much love. We shared many happy memories with him, Carolyn and Donna. The years have flown by and we haven't seen them in way too long. We send our deepest sympathy to Carolyn and her family. We also send our love and prayers. God bless you all.

Richard and Toni Brown

November 24, 2021

We are so sorry for the loss of “Pawpaw”, as he and maw maw told us to call them form the very first day we met and became family. We’ve celebrated many birthdays and other events together. It has been an honor and a blessing to know such a kind hearted Godly man. Pawpaw will forever be in our thoughts and memories, and will missed by all that knew him. Maw maw, Donna, Brandi, Brittany, Nick, Kaitlin and all the great grands. You and your families are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless and Comfort you. Love Gram and Pawpaw.

Christy & Shannon Drew

November 24, 2021

Donna I know you loved your dad from hearing you talk about him and what a kind & loving soul he was. I pray that you and your family are overcome with love and comfort over the weeks to come.
Sorry for your loss we Love you,

Christy & Drew

Johnny Hightower

November 24, 2021

Tammy and I love you! We will miss our visits and conversations and laughs we had each time. Our condolences to Aunt Carolyn, Donna and her family.

Leanne Williams

November 24, 2021

I’m so sorry for your loss, Donna & Family!

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